Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Impact ID1906
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThrough plant cutting and sediment disurbance, Faxonius virilis can change the plant community; it reduced the density of Sagittaria sagittifolia and eliminated Chara sp., which was replaced with Elodea nuttallii and and other macrophytes through plant cutting and sediment disturbance.
Reference30937
Great Lakes RegionNo
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